Biography of C. Edwin Losh
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C. Edwin Losh. Prominent among the representative young business men of Ashland County is C. Edwin Losh, who is connected with the firm of Losh Sons & Kopp, of Loudonville. He is also a veteran of the World War. Mr. Losh was born in Loudonville, June 27, 1895, the son of Stephen A. and Margaret A. (Wire) Losh.

A complete sketch of the life of Stephen A. Losh, founder of the business which bears his name in Loudonville, appears elsewhere in this history.

After his graduation from Loudonville High School, C. Edwin Losh entered Western Reserve University, Cleveland, from which he received a degree in 1917. Almost immediately he volunteered for service in the World War, and was sent to the officers training school at Fort Benjamin Harrison as a member of Troop A. He received the commission of second lieutenant on Sept. 17, 1917, and was then sent to Camp Green, North Carolina. Early in 1918 his company sailed for overseas duty and Mr. Losh went as a member of Company A, 39th Infantry, 4th Division. He was put in command of Company C, and participated in numerous important engagements of the war, also being with the Army of Occupation in Germany. He was discharged in December, 1919, and upon his return to Loudonville became identified with the business of Losh Sons & Kopp.

Mr. Losh was married (first) in 1921 to Miss Margaret Parkinson, who died in 1925. She was the daughter of T. H. and Margaret (Leopold) Parkinson, natives of Ashland County, and now residents of North Carolina. Mr. Losh was married (second) in 1927 to Miss Irene Schauwecker, of Loudonville, the daughter of S. G. and Minnie (Priest) Schauwecker.

Mr. Losh is affiliated with Loudonvilie Lodge, F. & A. M., Loudonville Chapter, Knights of Pythias, and American Legion, London Post No. 257. He also belongs to the Ashland Country Club.

From:
History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931


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